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Inspiring Someone with Special Interests is Easier than you Think! Become an iRISE2 MENTOR!

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FAU Center for Autism and Related Disablities

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iRISE2 2016

Come learn the A-B-C’s of iRISE2 Mentoring! iRISE2, Interest and Relationships Impacting Social Engagement and Employment, Mentoring Program is a one-to-one program aimed at providing support and friendship through social engagement and exploring employment interests with your protégé. Our program is now 100% virtual!

Check out our website: http://www.fau.edu/education/centersandprograms/card/irise2/

A: Attend an upcoming orientation and learn about our iRISE2 Mentoring Program for high functioning individuals impacted by autism ages 11-17. You will learn: the role of a mentor, protégé enrollment, mentor training opportunities, and how to apply.

Fall 2020 Mentor Information Sessions: Tuesdays from 12pm-1pm on September 22, October 27, November 17, or December 15 . You can register here: https://irise2mentororientationboca.eventbrite.com

B: Background Screening/Interview (Free of charge to iRISE2 Mentors; locations all over the US)

C: Connect with your Protégé

Become matched with an individual based on interests and location.

Mentor Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Open to maintaining a 1 year mentoring relationship virtually
  • Minimum of 4-6 hours a month VIRTUALLY; flexible and based on your schedule
  • Valid Driver’s License and Auto Insurance
  • Successfully Complete Volunteer Background Screening
  • Maintain monthly contact with the Mentoring Program Coordinator

"The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves." Steven Spielberg

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About FAU Center for Autism and Related Disablities

Location:

777 GLADES ROAD, ED-47 Room 476, BOCA RATON, FL 33431, US

Mission Statement

CARD provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities.

Description

FAU CARD is a community-based program providing assistance and supports to people with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities, their families, the professionals serving them, and the community. FAU CARD was established by the Florida Legislature, and is funded by the Florida Department of Education, to provide free services and supports to eligible constituents throughout our five county service area.

Children & Youth
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Special Needs
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Professional Development

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours a month VIRTUALLY; based on mentor's availability
  • 1-year commitment; Attend free evidence-based mentor trainings; No experience required

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